Development Lead Needed for Crying Baby PCO Topic

6 December 2019

The Paediatric Care Online (PCO) UK editorial team at the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH) are looking to develop a Key Practice Point topic on ‘crying baby’ and are searching for a perinatal specialist, general paediatrician or neonatologist to act as content editor for this important topic.

NDAU Announce Collaboration with NHS Digital

6 December 2019

The Neonatal Data Analysis Unit (NDAU), part of the Neonatal Medicine Research Group at the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital campus of Imperial College London, and NHS Digital, have announced a collaboration to enhance the UK National Neonatal Research Database (NNRD)

NIHR CRN Needs a New Chair

27 November 2019

The National Institute Health Research (NIHR) Clinical Research Network (CRN): Children are looking for an enthusiastic Neonatal Clinician with experience of leading paediatric research who may be interested in taking on this role.

BAPM Publishes Guidance on Cot Capacity

12 November 2019

BAPM have published a document 'Calculating Unit Cot numbers and Nurse Staffing Establishment and Determining Cot Capacity.' The document aims to help professionals determine optimal cot numbers and neonatal nurse staffing for individual units within a network and to facilitate decisions about admission when a unit is close to capacity.

BAPM Letter to Government supporting Neonatal Leave and Pay Reforms

31 October 2019

BAPM President, Dr Helen Mactier had written to Andrea Leadsom, Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy in regards to the recent consultation to review neonatal leave and pay.

BAPM Trainee Rep Needed

31 October 2019

BAPM is recruiting for a Trainee Representative to join the Executive Committee.

BAPM Members Needed to Develop Perinatal Optimisation Toolkits

31 October 2019

BAPM is forming several working groups to develop a series of complementary QI toolkits to support Perinatal Optimisation. These will target key NNAP measures.

UK NSC Call for Screening Topics

17 October 2019

The UK NSC has opened the annual call for new screening topics. It provides every individual, group or organisation with the opportunity to submit a proposal for a new screening programme.

NICE Neonatal Respiratory Care Quality Standard out for Consultation

15 October 2019

NICE are currently consulting on their draft quality standard 'Specialist neonatal respiratory care for babies born preterm.'

Editors Needed for ADC Neonatal Edition

15 October 2019

The Archives of Disease in Childhood (ADC) are looking to recruit two editors for the Fetal and Neonatal Edition.

NICE Publishes Impact Report on Maternity and Neonatal Care

10 October 2019

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has published an impact report which focuses on how NICE’s evidence-based guidance contributes to improvements in maternity and neonatal care services.

BAPM Needs Members to Develop Framework on Cooling.

10 October 2019

BAPM is forming a working group to develop a Framework for Practice on therapeutic hypothermia for neonatal encephalopathy.

MBRRACE-UK Surveillance Report Published

10 October 2019

MBRRACE-UK have published their fifth Perinatal Mortality Surveillance Report. The report covers UK Perinatal Deaths for Births from January to December 2017.

Gopi Menon Obituary

2 October 2019

Gopi Menon, MD, FRCP, FRCPCH, FBAPM (Hon)

Warning to Protect PN Products from Light

25 September 2019

The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) have agreed a letter about the important of protecting parenteral nutrition products from light if they are to be used in neonates and in children below 2 years.

NMPA Release 2019 Report

25 September 2019

The National Maternity and Perinatal Audit have released their Clinical Report for 2019.

New NICE Guideline on Twin and Triplet Pregnancies

18 September 2019

NICE have published a guideline on the care that should be offered to women with a twin or triplet pregnancy.

Tecotherm Neo Safety Field Notice

18 September 2019

BAPM has been informed of a field safety notice issued on the Tecotherm Neo thermoregulation device. This is because TEC COM GmbH have released new Instructions for Use (IFU) for the Tecotherm Neo.

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